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Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 613-614
Heading: Coleridge and the Germans. A Dialogue
Category: Philosophy   
Topic: ["Platonic" dialogue on the exaggerated regard for the German philosophers, for example, Novalis, shown by Carlyle, at the expense of the English poet, Coleridge. The diminution of Coleridge is by making him seem to subscribe to the same philosophy yet to be somehow less advanced. The differences in the philosophy and works of Coleridge and "the Germans" are stressed here]
Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 614-615
Heading: Travels in Persia. (Fragments from an Unpublished Journal.) (Continued from p.567) [Second notice]
Category: Geography   Persia   Medicine   
Topic: [The river Arras, or Araxis of "the ancients". The dramatic appearance of Mount Ararat compared with British mountains. The division in Persian medicine of all diseases into those caused by "cold wind" or "hot wind"; this section of the article being called "Persian Quackery". The city of Nuckshivan. A description of a "Circassian cloak".

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Gases of the Human Stomach, Para 3
Category: Medicine   Pathology   Digestive System   
Topic: Researches on the Gases of the Stomach and Intestines of the Human Body in a state of Disease. [Chevillot`s memoir, read to the Academy of Sciences, France]
Person: CHEVILLOT, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
, 07/09/1829
Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: History of the Post Office, Para 8
Category: Communication   Post   
Topic: [The Post-office from 1653 until 1829, upon the establishment of the new post office at St. Martin le Grand]
Source: The Globe   
Institution: General Post Office   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: New Instrument for Discovering Symptoms of Disease by Sound, Para 9
Category: Medicine   Inventions   Diagnosis   Instrumental Diagnosis   
Topic: [Piorry`s invention, the Pleosimetre, a plate of ivory, wood or metal to be applied to a part of the body and struck with the finger. The sound it gives out will help the doctor to tell the condition of the body part. Piorry has received a prize for it, from the Royal Academy of Paris]
Person: PIORRY, Dr. (of Paris)   DUMERIL, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: New System of Dressing Wounds, Para 2
Category: Medicine   Morbid Processes   Nursing   Medical Supplies   Dressings   
Topic: [Mayor, of Lausanne, has described a method of bandaging wounds which will make it possible for soldiers to dress their own]
Person: MAYOR, M. Mathieu (Surgeon major of Lausanne)   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Population, Etc., of Moscow, Para 11
Category: Geography   Demography   Russian Empire   
Topic: [Information on Moscow, 1829, including the garrison. Statistics on its population, 1824, based on social class, occupation, rank and nationality. 1812 and 1824 compared to show "improvements of the city" (since the French invasion): streets, houses, shops, churches, hospitals, convents, inns, hotels]

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Spanish Voyages, Para 7
Category: Geography   Exploration   Geography Of History   The Americas   
Topic: [Third volume of a work on Spanish exploration published in Madrid. Voyages after Columbus, discovering the East Coast of America. The voyages of Americus Vespusius. First Spanish settlements on Darien]
Person: NARARETE, M.   COLUMBUS   VESPUSIUS, Americus   
Source: Navarete: Collection of Voyages and Discoveries by Sea, made by the Spaniards since the Fifteenth Century   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: The Late Dr. Gall, Para 1
Category: Medicine   Medical Profession   
Topic: [Fund for a monument to the physiologist, Gall]
Person: GALL   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: University Education in Prussia, Para 10
Category: Geography   Prussia   Germany   Education   
Topic: [Statistical information on the overall increase in student numbers in the seven universities of Prussia, 1820 to 1828. Student numbers are shown for each discipline, broken down by religious affiliation of students]

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 620, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Destruction of Wild Beasts in Sweden, Para 12
Category: Zoology   Geography   Sweden   Hunting   
Topic: [Statistics on wild animals killed in Sweden, 1829]
Institution: Government of Sweden   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 912
Heading: Westminster Review. Sept. 1829
Category: Periodicals   Philosophy Of Science   
Topic: This is beyond contradiction the mechanical age, as some of its satirists in derision have been pleased to call it. [Satirical comment on the running of Westminster Review, referring to the belief in science and industry of its editor]. The editor, we are credibly informed, is the only human being on the establishment; and is merely employed in sorting and arranging the "articles" which the critical machine throws off with unrivalled celerity and precision [...]
Person: MACAULEY   
Source: Westminster Review   

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Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 609
Heading: Mechanics
Category: Mechanics   Physics   Engineering   Mathematics   
Title: A concise System of Mechanics in Theory and Practice, with Original and Practical Remarks, Rules, Experiments, Tables, and Calculations, for the Use of Practical Men
Author: HAY, James   
Attribution: Land Surveyor

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 912
Heading: Topography of Somerset
Category: Geography   British Isles   Palaeontology   Fossil Ungulates   
Title: Delineations of the North Western Division of the County of Somerset, and of its Antediluvian Bone Caverns, with a Geological Sketch of the District
Author: RUTTER, John   
Attribution: Author of "Fonthill and its Abbey Delineated"

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